How long does a cardiac cath last?
A cardiac cath procedure usually takes about 30 minutes (and longer if you undergo an intervention), but the preparation and recovery time add several hours. Plan on being at the hospital all day.
From: Cardiac Catheterization WebMD Medical Reference
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